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Woman's dress

Long shirt-waist dress with short sleves and piping around peter pan collar and upturned cuffs, with nine buttons down in the front, in blue, yellow, red and black abstract shell print. Labelled "St. Michael's Regd - BS. 38/36 - B. 36 H. 38 L. 56 - 5187/502 - This garment should be dry cleaned"...

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By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

English, about 1947

Object Place



Center back: 130 cm (51 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Rayon (?) crepe, printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts